Sunday, August 25, 2013

Blogging at A Slice of Orange & TRS Main

Today I posted at my RWA chapter's blog, A Slice of Orange, just some Random Musings on social networking plus a look at the cover for Marooned, my new Lyndi Lamont release. Tomorrow I'll be at TRS Main with an excerpt from Marooned, which is now available at Smashwords. Coming soon to Amazon, Nook and other retailers, one hopes. The shoulder is still sore, so I may as well go ahead and blog. Nothing makes much of a difference. Linda

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Blogging Hiatus

Due to a sore shoulder, I've been taking a vacation from blogging. Hope to be back soon.

Hope everyone is having a good summer.


Saturday, August 3, 2013

Review: A Dozen Deadly Roses

A Dozen Deadly RosesA Dozen Deadly Roses 
by Kathy Bennett

2011, self-published
Romantic Suspense set in Los Angeles & Las Vegas

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Jade Donovan is a training officer for the LAPD who is being stalked by an unknown enemy who leaves dead roses for her. It started with twelve roses, then each day another box arrives with one fewer rose. She fears what will happen when the roses stop coming. She has a four-year-old son who depends on her. Then her professional life is complicated by the return to the LAPD of Mac Stryker, her former alcoholic training officer and Donnie's biological father. Now the tables are turned.

Mac Stryker lost his job five years ago for being drunk on the job after losing his wife and daughter to carjackers. Now a recovering alcoholic, he is rehired but has to go through training under the guidance of his former student Jade Donovan. He still finds her attractive. For years, he's dreamed of making love to Jade, not realizing the dream is a memory.

When Mac figures out Jade is in danger, he springs into action to protect her and Donnie, putting her heart in danger, too.

This is an exciting fast-paced romantic thriller written by a former LAPD officer. The characters are sympathetic and the details of police work authentic. I look forward to reading more books by Kathy Bennett.

(Purchased from Amazon for my Kindle.)


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